Stories tagged: youth sports
Thu., July 7, 2016
Steve Christilaw: Umpiring is thankless job
On the list of thankless jobs, being an umpire ranks pretty high.
Mon., July 4, 2016, 5:08 p.m.
Ballers Club in Spokane helps kids learn sports, core values
A line of boys in red jerseys sprints across the floor. The fastest ones reach the gym’s wall and turn back, then begin clapping for their teammates who still are …
Wed., June 1, 2016
SYSA celebrates 50 years of giving kids a chance at sports
For the Spokane Youth Sports Association, it’s always been about the kids. For half a century, SYSA has given 300,000 of them a chance to play their favorite games – …
Wed., March 23, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
Lowering expectations isn’t always a bad thing
Adjustments should come with lifts so we all can raise and lower them more easily.
Wed., Jan. 13, 2016, 6 a.m.
Special Olympics unites disabled, able-bodied peers on basketball court
Special Olympics Unified Sports Program hosts basketball teams from the entire Spokane-area
Fri., Sept. 11, 2015
13-year-olds being phased out of Little League
Little League said Thursday it is changing its age requirement, phasing out 13-year-olds from its major division, which plays its World Series at South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. It is changing its …
Sun., Aug. 16, 2015
Capital campaign underway to keep HUB open for years to come
Phil Champlin calls it a hidden gem. If you’re driving along Interstate 90 near Barker Road in Liberty Lake, you have to crane your neck to see where the HUB …
Fri., Nov. 30, 2012
Youngsters can forget sandlot
Shawn Worthy admits he’s a competitive guy – and a competitive parent, sometimes. Yet even he was floored when a couple of moms he met at a pro junior golf …
Fri., Sept. 28, 2012, 10:30 a.m.
Calif. kids’ football team hit with bounty scandal
TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) — The league president and head coach of a children’s football team in Orange County have been suspended amid allegations that players were offered bounties to knock …
Tue., July 31, 2012
Youth sports notes: Shadow win women’s hoops title
The Spokane Shadow soccer club took its show to the national stage recently, and gave a performance worthy of a gold star. The Shadow’s G94-Philp squad won the women’s U-19 …